DoD STARBASE is a unique and innovative Department of Defense STEM awareness and outreach program that creates a bridge between DoD and civilian communities while providing local students access to DoD’s wealth of expertise in STEM education and career fields.

DoD STARBASE is a K-12 STEM education awareness and outreach program focused primarily on fifth graders that provides 25 hours of engaging STEM instruction. DoD STARBASE also includes a 2.0 after-school element for middle school students to motivate them to explore STEM curriculum as part of their education.

DoD STARBASE provides an inquiry-based, hands-on curriculum with interactive lessons and activities utilizing problem solving, teamwork skills, and thought analysis.